1.4 miles
Distance
147 ft
Climb
-268 ft
Descent
00:16:54
Avg time
Supporters, Builders, Maintainers & Land Managers of Windmill Trail
  • BLM
    BLM
    Land Manager

Windmill Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Gooseberry Mesa
    Hurricane, Utah
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
    Yes up to Class 1
  • Global Ranking
    #2803 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #5338 in E-Biking
    • #5757 in Trail Running
    • #16005 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    85 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 55 in E-Biking
    • 100 in Trail Running
    • 90 in Hiking

If you're ready to get off the slick rock and want some varied terrain with incredible views then the Windmill Loop is where it's at White dots generally mark the trail. The trail will put you within a foot of the edge of the mesa at times so watch your step and have your camera ready!

Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Windmill mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -121 ft
  • Altitude min
    5,051 ft
  • Altitude max
    5,183 ft
  • Altitude start
    5,183 ft
  • Altitude end
    5,062 ft
  • Grade
    -1.667%
  • Grade max
    -70.431%
  • Grade min
    62.794%
  • Distance climb
    2,244 ft
  • Distance down
    4,156 ft
  • Distance flat
    864 ft
  • Avg time
    00:16:54
  • Avg reverse time
    00:20:22
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Status:
on Oct 17, 2021
Ideal
Avg: 4.1 (19 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • mountain biking (>6 month)
  • hiking (1 year)
  • moto (1 year)
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      Windmill Trail Reports

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      Oct 17, 2021 @ 8:21am
      1 day
      Mar 20, 2021 @ 8:01am
      Mar 20, 2021
      Winds were high, but trail was perfect. Slightly wet making hero dirt where there was dirt.
      Mar 20, 2021 @ 7:52am
      Mar 20, 2021
      Feb 7, 2021 @ 5:30pm
      Feb 7, 2021
      Jan 17, 2021 @ 8:32am
      Jan 17, 2021
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 19 rides
      • 13 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 128 rides
      • 13 miles avg distance
      All
      • 876 rides
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      Photos

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      38 |
      Apr 15, 2021 @ 5:45pm
      Apr 15, 2021
      61 |
      Oct 26, 2020 @ 1:15am
      Oct 26, 2020
      284 |
      Nov 17, 2015 @ 6:41am
      Nov 17, 2015
      230 |
      Nov 17, 2015 @ 6:40am
      Nov 17, 2015

      Routes with this trail

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      titleratingdistance
      Gooseberry Mesa Loop: N Rim-Gander
      13 miles
      Maybe Mesa Larry
      24 miles
      Gooseberry CCW
      13 miles
      Gooseberry Mesa Loop: N Rim easy
      11 miles

      1 Review & Comments

      • + 0
      whatmeworry44 (Jan 2, 2018 at 11:19)
       Very scenic section on the edge of the mesa, good flow, some technical
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      Videos

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      North Rim and Windmill Gooseberry Mesa
      5:19 | 96 | Jan 21, 2021 , Hurricane
      Gooseberry Mesa Pt. 2
      5:24 | 58 | Dec 28, 2020 , Hurricane
      Gooseberry Mesa Pt. 1
      5:24 | 34 | Dec 25, 2020 , Hurricane
      Windmill POV
      1:27 | 301 | Mar 10, 2015 , Hurricane
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